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Thu Feb 15, 2018, 03:09 PM

Ten Arguments Gun Advocates Make, and Why They're Wrong

As of February 15, 2018, there have been 291 school shootings in the United States since 2013, according to Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund. According to the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive, there have been 1,363 mass shootings since 2014 (GVA defines a mass shooting as an incident where four or more, not including the shooter, were shot or killed).


There has been yet another mass shooting, something that now seems to occur on a monthly basis. Every time another tragedy like this occurs, gun advocates make the same arguments about why we can't possibly do anything to restrict the weaponization of our culture. Here's a guide to what they'll be saying in the coming days:

http://prospect.org/article/ten-arguments-gun-advocates-make-and-why-theyre-wrong

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